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Travel Blogs from Bude
... Old Elizabethen Hotel, now rechristened The Pier, Great hotel/restaurant at the end of Westward Ho! overlooking the ocean, Bit like Surf House at Merewether only bigger with grey overcast outlook and no dolphins. Owen currently works there as a waiter and Stephanie has worked there in the past.
Couple of days ago we caught up with Lona's Aunt Rose and her brother John. John ...
... the carpark and we headed back to Port Isaac.
After a pasty lunch we strolled down to the harbour, I found a bowl of cockles at last, but at 2 quid for a tiny bowl I hope Westward Ho! can offer something better. We awalked up as far as the Docs house for a photo.
We are now back in our comfortable room watching the evening news and thinking maybe a fish and chips supper may be the go.
... to keep Mrs Brown happy.
From there north skirting the Cornish Atlantic coast to just before Wadebridge and a lovely bar/restaurant for a Sunday carvery Pork Roast.
Found some more single lane roads finding our way into Port Isaac and looking for The Gallery B & B, where we are booked in for tomorrow night!! Got lucky, they had a cancellation so we are here for two nights..
... The attendant was not impressed, or just plain ignorant, or just a jobs worth. It would still be £9.00. This is the first time in the entire run around the whole of the South West, that an attended car park has not been flexible in order to allow Giuli a short stay to collect me. Now this is private car park owned by the Christie Devon Estate Trust. If you ever get the chance to give them bad press, then feel free. And make up your own name to call ...
Coming towards the end of the woods, and they are particularly stunning here, and entering Peppercombe I started sneezing severely. Serious, no joking. Auto suggestion? The rest of the afternoon was on lower, farmland edge cliffs, but with a few toughie ascents thrown in. It was hard going again. Got to dig in. Hitting that wall again.
This section up to Westward Ho! really seemed to drag on. Like hill walkers who see ...